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Description: Sheep House at Tr 076 295
Date Listed: 23 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 175551
OS Grid Reference: TR0760029500
OS Grid Coordinates: 607600, 129500
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0274, 0.9591
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TR 076 295 NEWCHURCH
7/91 Sheep House at
TR 076 295
Sheep house. Circa 1796. Brick with plain tile roof. Rectangular.
Single storey. Roof hipped to right. Brick stack within left gable
end. Boarded window towards left end. Single boarded door towards
centre and boarded double doors towards right end. Said to have been
built with bricks from Blackmanstone Manor chapel and said to be the
only one remaining with a stable attached. Used by shepherd or "looker"
during lambing. The oldest of about 12 sheep houses remaining on
Romney Marsh (356 recorded in 1870). (E. Carpenter, Romney Marsh
Listing NGR: TR0760029500
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Source: English Heritage
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